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Award Winning Books by
SIMON SCHAMA

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama
35 reviews (2006) (496p) (NBCCA Non)
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Rough Crossings turns on a single huge question: if you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, who would you want to win?

Tens of thousands gave their answer, voting with their feet for Britain and King George. In response to a declaration by the last governor of Virginia that any rebel-owned slave who escaped an...
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CITIZENS: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama
61 reviews (1989) (976p) (NYTimes Non)
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 Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France. A New York Times bestseller in hardcover. 200 illustrations....
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THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age by Simon Schama
21 reviews (1987) (720p) (NYTimes Non)
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 Schama explores the mysterious contradictions of the Dutch nation that invented itself from the ground up, attained an unprecedented level of affluence, and lived in constant dread of being corrupted by happiness. Drawing on a vast array of period documents and sumptuously reproduced art, Schama re-creates in precise detail a nation's mental state. He tells of bloody uprisings and beached whales, ...
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Simon Schama Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 1  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 1  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 1 Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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